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只 zhǐ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

只 (zhǐ) English Meaning

  • only
  • merely
  • just
  • but
  • single
  • one-only

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 只要说不。
    Zhǐyào shuō bu.
    Just say no.
  • 我只想到你。
    Wǒ zhǐ xiǎngdào nǐ.
    I’m only thinking of you.
  • 我只想抱你。
    Wǒ zhǐ xiǎng bào nǐ.
    I just want to hug you.
  • 她只吃蔬菜。
    Tā zhǐ chī shūcài.
    She eats nothing but vegetables.
  • 青春只有一次。
    Qīngchūn zhǐyǒuyīcì.
    You’re only young once.
  • 这里只卖女鞋。
    Zhèlǐ zhǐ mài nǚ xié.
    They only sell women’s shoes here.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

只 (zhǐ): only; merely; just; but

  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 丶 (zhǔ): stroke

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